Eaton http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53699/more en Audi’s Supercharged V-6 Makes V-8s (Almost) Obsolete http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/audi-s-supercharged-v-6-makes-v-8s-almost-obsolete <div class="field-deck"> Story Behind 2014 10 Best Engines </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Surprisingly, it was planned as a small-volume engine for high-performance compact S4s and S5s. Now it is Audi's only V-6 available in midrange A6s and A7s, the flagship A8 sedan and Q5, SQ5 and Q7 CUVs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/audi-s-supercharged-v-6-makes-v-8s-almost-obsolete" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/audi-s-supercharged-v-6-makes-v-8s-almost-obsolete#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Audi Eaton Gasoline Story Behind 2014 10 Best Engines Supercharger Fri, 07 Nov 2014 11:59:00 +0000 1147151 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Supercharger engine&#39;s most defining element &ndash; competitive boosted V-6s use twin turbos (Cadillac) or twin-scroll single turbo (BMW</strong>).&nbsp;</p> LT4 Puts ‘Brutal’ Power Behind Corvette Z06 http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/lt4-puts-brutal-power-behind-corvette-z06 <div class="node-body article-body">Jordan Lee, chief engineer for the small-block V-8 at GM, says the LT4 crushes the performance benchmark set by the LS9. “The LT4 makes the ZR1 feel sluggish,” he says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/lt4-puts-brutal-power-behind-corvette-z06" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/lt4-puts-brutal-power-behind-corvette-z06#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Chevrolet Eaton Gasoline Supercharger Bowling Green Corvette Stingray Corvette ZR1 Eaton Jordan Lee Milford Road Course Nurburgring Performance Build Center supercharger Tadge Juechter ’15 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Tue, 09 Sep 2014 10:31:00 +0000 1107471 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Supercharged LT4 6.2L V-8 of &rsquo;15 Chevy Corvette Z06.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-109 <div class="node-body article-body">Eaton enhances partnership with China’s Great Wall; U.S. plastics maker’s subsidiaries will coordinate with Swiss acquisition; Kiekert locks up Russian business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-109" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-109#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America China U.S. Romania Russia Switzerland Auto Makers Bosch Eaton Component Global Sources Globalization OE-Supplier Relations Product Development Great Wall Kiekert Sinopoly Smith Electric Vehicles Techniplas Weidmann International Thu, 15 May 2014 17:15:00 +0000 1021321 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New Bosch Romania facility dedicated to EV, safety research.</strong></p> Technology Roundup http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-2 <div class="node-body article-body">Henkel demonstrates optical adhesives for vehicle-display applications; Spanish researchers focus on automotive night vision; United Arab Emirates counting on sunny skies for solar-car competition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-2#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Suppliers Africa / Middle East Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America China U.S. United Arab Emirates Spain Eaton Volvo Car Cameras Electric Vehicles Hybrid Vehicles Materials Pedestrian Protection Solar Tires Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. China-Sweden Research Centre for Traffic Safety Great Wall Henkel Kazakhstan OPAL-RT University of Madrid Fri, 09 May 2014 10:12:00 +0000 1015531 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Study of Chinese drivers takes ‟culture&rdquo; into account.</strong></p> Harmonized Test-Cycle Music to Ears of Powertrain Engineers http://wardsauto.com/politics/harmonized-test-cycle-music-ears-powertrain-engineers <div class="field-deck"> 2014 SAE World Congress </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The current patchwork of procedures makes designing global cars and trucks difficult, as well as more costly, because some technologies work better under some drive cycles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/harmonized-test-cycle-music-ears-powertrain-engineers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/harmonized-test-cycle-music-ears-powertrain-engineers#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Continental Dana Delphi Eaton 2014 SAE World Congress Emissions Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Fuel Economy Hybrid Vehicles Laws/Law Enforcement National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Chris Grundler Cummins Eco Drive FEV Jennifer Ramsey Kregg Wiggins Louis Bailoni PACCAR Peterbuilt Scenaria Tier 3 Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:30:00 +0000 993671 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New standards now pushing efficiency of heavy-duty sector.</strong></p> 2014 Ward's 10 Best Engines Banquet http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/2014-wards-10-best-engines-banquet <div class="node-body gallery-body">The powertrain community celebrated this week at the Ward's 10 Best Engines ceremony at Detroit's Renaissance Center Marriott, down the street from the North American International Auto Show. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/2014-wards-10-best-engines-banquet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/2014-wards-10-best-engines-banquet#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Japan Germany Italy Audi BMW BorgWarner Bosch Chrysler Eaton Federal-Mogul Ford General Motors Honda Porsche Volkswagen Diesel Electric Vehicles Fuel Economy Gasoline Fri, 17 Jan 2014 20:48:00 +0000 933461 at http://wardsauto.com Eaton Sees Supercharger, Valve Business Growing http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/eaton-sees-supercharger-valve-business-growing <div class="field-deck"> 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One of Eaton’s hottest products now is lightweight, hollow engine valves. While not a new concept, they help optimize combustion and the operation of today’s sophisticated valve trains. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/eaton-sees-supercharger-valve-business-growing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/eaton-sees-supercharger-valve-business-growing#comments Public Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Eaton 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Diesel Supercharger Wed, 07 Aug 2013 19:44:00 +0000 825231 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Eaton President Staci Kroon investing in new capacity.</strong></p> Auto Makers, Suppliers Renew Their Vows http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/auto-makers-suppliers-renew-their-vows <div class="field-deck"> 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Suppliers want to guard against getting burned by overcapacity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/auto-makers-suppliers-renew-their-vows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/auto-makers-suppliers-renew-their-vows#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Suppliers North America U.S. Auto Makers Behr Eaton Ford General Motors Management & Strategy 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Capacity Utilization Purchashing Wed, 07 Aug 2013 17:48:00 +0000 825071 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Suppliers exercising caution, Eaton&rsquo;s Kroon says.</strong></p> Technology Roundup http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/technology-roundup-10 <div class="node-body article-body">A roundup of automotive technology news.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/technology-roundup-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/technology-roundup-10#comments Premium Auto Makers Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Canada China U.S. Japan United Kingdom Eaton Jaguar Land Rover Brakes Design Electronics Hybrid Vehicles Controlled Power Technologies Hitachi Society of Automotive Engineers stop-start Thu, 20 Jun 2013 18:13:00 +0000 796671 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Winning Penn State team achieved 1,290 mpg during 9.6-mile run.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-61 <div class="node-body article-body">A roundup of this week’s news involving automotive suppliers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-61" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-61#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America China India U.S. Japan Sweden BorgWarner Eaton Hyundai Mitsubishi Toyota Volvo Car Capacity Utilization Finance Globalization Hybrid Vehicles Li-ion NiMH OE-Supplier Relations Production Restructuring Tires Turbocharger Wheels Alexander Cutler Apollo Tyres Cooper Tire GS Yuasa Jay Pittas K03 Kosai Lithium Energy Japan Primearth Remy SKF Teiho Thu, 13 Jun 2013 16:08:00 +0000 792421 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Hyundai 1.6L T-GDi mill features BorgWarner twin-scroll turbocharger.</strong></p>